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2016 Emerging Leaders Academy Recap

Published on: August 1, 2016

June 9 through 12th, 2016 – Kappa Alpha Order held its annual Emerging Leaders Academy (ELA) at Washington and Lee University and Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, VA. Over 220 KA undergraduate attendees represented 70 undergraduate chapters of the Order. A total of 48 KAs arrived a day early and completed the Stewards of the Order program,…

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Austin Peay State KAs Spend Spring Break Volunteering at Wildlife Sanctuary

Published on: July 30, 2016

R. Drew Large (Zeta Tau–Austin Peay State ’14), Christian T. Harrison, (Zeta Tau–Austin Peay State ’15), and Aristeo S. Ruiz (Zeta Tau–Austin Peay State ’14) traveled with the Center of Service Learning & Community Engagement to a wildlife sanctuary in Georgetown, South Carolina for their spring break vacation. The trio helped to renovate a wolf enclosure, rebuild turtle…

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Texas-Arlington KA Volunteers at MDA summer camp

Published on: July 8, 2016

Reid Evans (Delta Iota–Texas-Arlington ’14) attended the 2016 MDA Summer Camp hosted at Camp John Marc just outside of Meridian, Texas. He, along with one of the chapter’s sweethearts, spent a full week as a MDA Camp Councilor, assisting children with Muscular Dystrophy with daily camp activities. Reid describes his amazing experience helping his campers have…

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Louisiana-Monroe Kappa Alpha Order Volunteers for Wounded Veterans

Published on: June 21, 2016

Members of Gamma Nu chapter at the University of Louisiana-Monroe volunteered at the Warrior Deopocalypse event by assisting combat wounded veterans from Afghanistan and Iraq (and their families) by acting as “gophers”. The weekend event, hosted by Warrior Hunts, comprised of thirty bow-hunts across three Louisiana parishes, harvested twenty does in 48 hours, and benefited Hunters4Hungry….

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Missouri S&T Kappa Alpha Order Volunteers at Retreat Center

Published on: April 29, 2016

Members of the Beta Alpha chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at Missouri University of Science and Technology spent last Sunday at the Mound Ridge Retreat Center, doing a variety of maintenance chores as part of their community service program. “The Beta Alpha Chapter has been volunteering at the Mound Ridge Retreat Center for about 10 years, and…

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NC State Kappa Alpha Order Partners with Miracle League

Published on: March 16, 2016

This past year, the Alpha Omega chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at North Carolina State University partnered with the Miracle League of the Triangle on two occasions.  Miracle League is a non-profit organization that seeks to give children and adults with special needs a fun filled experience through baseball. Around twenty members of the chapter…

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Tulsa Kappa Alpha Order Volunteer at Local Food Bank

Published on: March 7, 2016

Members of the Mu Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at the University of Tulsa sorted and packaged 5,000 pounds of food while volunteering at The Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma on February 17th . This is just a part of a greater effort to fulfill their goal of 1000 community service hours this semester. According to the…

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Mississippi Blood Services Recognizes Delta State Kappa Alpha Order

Published on: February 25, 2016

The Delta Beta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order was recognized by the Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) as the 2015 Fraternity of the Year during the MBS Annual Meeting. This recognition is to honor those who go that extra mile throughout the year to increase the units collected and ensure their communities have the blood that is…

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Province Commander Wall Named CLE Volunteer of the Year

Published on: December 3, 2015

Robert H. Wall (Tau – Wake Forest ’95), Commander of Smith Province, of Winston-Salem has been named CLE Volunteer of the Year by the NCBA Foundation’s Continuing Legal Education Committee. He practices with Spilman Thomas & Battle where his primary areas of practice are tax and corporate law. Wall has been a tireless and dedicated…

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Washington KA Recognized as Young Philanthropist

Published on: December 2, 2015

Jesse Sheldon (Zeta Mu – Washington ’14) was recognized as the 2015 Young Philanthropist of the Year by the city of Spokane, Washington. Jesse was nominated for his efforts as the founder of Inland NW Baby, an organization that impacts the way poverty affects babies in the local community by providing basic necessities of diapers,…

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